Fire Regulations

Winds push Dixie Creek blaze away from Prairie City as crews contain fire by 50%

The Dixie Creek fire that prompted Prairie City to cancel its fireworks celebration is not a threat to structures as winds are currently blowing...

State Fire Agency Brings On Large Air Tanker to Support Colorado Wildfires

The State of Colorado announced that it has selected Neptune Aviation for an exclusive use contract for a large firefighting air tanker. “Neptune Aviation...

Wildfire costs continue to rise

Despite being stationed several miles away from the Sylvan Fire’s flames, the Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority still helped battle the blaze, free of...

Wildfire activity spreads resources thin in Alaska despite relatively slow season

Despite a relatively low number of acres burning in Alaska wildfires this summer, resources are spread thin, a fire official said. “We’re sort of making...

Arizona lawmakers advance $100M fire fund in special session

The Arizona Legislature advanced bills Wednesday creating a $100 million fund to respond to a wildfire emergency after hearing dire warnings from state officials...

NSW firefighting boosted with extra $270m

Firefighting infrastructure and equipment will receive an almost $270 million boost as part of the NSW government response to the state's independent bushfire inquiry. The...

Two of the World’s Largest Firefighting Helicopters Are Ready for Wildfire Duty in SoCal

A 180-day program providing additional firefighting helicopters to departments in Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura counties will begin Tuesday. The Quick Reaction Force program includes...

Fire Officials Anticipate Usage Of 3,000-Gallon Water-Dropping Helicopters

An Orange County Fire Authority captain Sunday said the department is looking forward to gaining access to helicopters capable of unloading 3,000 gallons of...

Aerial attack greatly reduces fire behavior on 150-acre Loon Lake Fire

Here’s a 7 p.m. photo of the Loon Lake Fire following a ramped-up aerial assault on the 150-acre wildfire burning in the Kenai National...

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